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This classic Cobb salad is made with seared chicken breasts, crunchy bacon, sweet tomatoes, creamy hard-boiled eggs, buttery avocado and drizzled with a fantastic and low-carb homemade ranch dressing!  Perfect for Keto and low-carb living! #salad #cobb #lowcarb #keto #healthyrecipe #saladrecipe #ranchdressing #homemade #easyrecipe
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5 from 9 votes

Keto Cobb Salad with Ranch Dressing

Fresh, healthy and easy, this cobb salad is keto and low-carb friendly, and comes with a delicious homemade ranch dressing!
Prep Time20 mins
Cook Time10 mins
Total Time30 mins
Course: Main Course
Cuisine: American
Keyword: cobb salad, keto recipe
Servings: 4 servings
Calories: 726kcal

Ingredients

HOMEMADE RANCH DRESSING

  • 1/2 cup mayonnaise
  • 1/4 cup sour cream
  • 2 tsp lemon juice or white vinegar
  • 1 1/2 tsp dried parsley
  • 1 tsp dried dill
  • 1 tsp dried chives
  • 1/2 tsp garlic powder
  • 1/2 tsp onion powder
  • 1/2 tsp kosher salt
  • 1/4 - 1/2 tsp black pepper
  • 2 - 4 Tbsp heavy cream (as needed to create dressing consistency you like)

COBB SALAD

  • 10 slices bacon
  • 2 boneless skinless chicken breasts, trimmed of excess fat
  • 1/2 tsp kosher salt
  • 1/2 tsp black pepper
  • 1/4 tsp paprika (or smoked paprika)
  • 2 cups chopped romaine lettuce
  • 3 hard-boiled eggs
  • 2 avocados, peeled and sliced (seasoned lightly with salt and pepper to taste)
  • 2/3 cup cherry tomatoes, sliced
  • 1/3 cup sliced green onions
  • 1/3 cup blue cheese crumbles

Instructions

  • Whisk all dressing ingredients (except heavy cream) in a small mixing bowl.  Add heavy cream, starting with 2 Tbsp and increasing 1 Tbsp at a time, whisking until dressing has reached desired consistency.  Set dressing aside.
  • To a large skillet, add bacon slices and cook over MED LOW heat until crisp.  Remove to a plate to cool.  Season chicken breasts with salt, pepper and paprika.  
  • Increase skillet heat to MED/MED-HIGH and add chicken breasts, cooking 5-6 minutes per side until cooked through and golden brown.  Remove to plate to cool.  
  • Crumble bacon, and slice chicken once cooled.
  • Assemble salad by adding romaine lettuce to large bowl.  Top with hard-boiled eggs, avocado, tomatoes, green onions, blue cheese, bacon crumbles and sliced chicken.
  • Serve drizzled with ranch dressing.

Nutrition

Calories: 726kcal | Carbohydrates: 14g | Protein: 17g | Fat: 67g | Saturated Fat: 17g | Cholesterol: 204mg | Sodium: 1354mg | Potassium: 864mg | Fiber: 8g | Sugar: 3g | Vitamin A: 3665IU | Vitamin C: 27.6mg | Calcium: 140mg | Iron: 2.2mg